Ashure

dessert from the Turkish cuisine, also present in some neighboring countries
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Ashure (Turkish: Aşure or Aşura) is a traditional Turkish pudding. Ashure is made from grains, dried fruits and nuts. There are no animal products (butter, milk, cheese, etc.) and ashure is vegan.

A cup of ashure

Specially, Turkish people make ashure during Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. Ashure (Arabic: عَشْرَة) means tenth in Arabic and the 10th day of every lunar year is the Day of Ashure.

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